Possessive apostrophes: chimpanzee

4 - Writing Ideas

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Writing Ideas

1) Watch the related clip below. In this clip, we are introduced to David – a strong alpha male – who is the leader of a troop of chimpanzees in Western Senegal. Write a short story about a plot to overthrow him. What will the plot involve? Will his rival(s) be successful? What will happen to David?

2) Dr Jane Goodall is a primatologist, conservationist and campaigner. She made many important discoveries about chimpanzees. Read the interview with this famous scientist in National Geographic Kids.What other questions would you like to ask her? How do you think she would answer them?

3) Write a tanka poem that describes both the sight, sounds and emotions of a nut-cracking chimpanzee.

Related Clip

David is the king of a troop of chimpanzees that live in Western Senegal. However, there are a number of rivals who are keen to steal his crown.

Credit: BBC One – Dynasties